CSE, ECE continue to be top priorities; 20,000 engg. seats remain vacant

Tremendous response to new courses like AI and Computer Engineering

Computer Science Engineering (CSE) continued to be the top priority course for engineering aspirants with 16,287 students allotted seats in that stream in the seat allocation released on Wednesday evening.

Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE) was the second most preferred course with 12,352 candidates allotted seats followed by Civil Engineering (4,860), Electrical and Electronics Engineering (4,552), Mechanical Engineering (4,551) and Information Technology (4,162).

Out of the 53,934 candidates who attended certificate verification for admission into engineering courses in Telangana, 52,628 exercised their web options.

However, 3,499 candidates did not get any seat allotment despite exercising their web options for various reasons.

This year, 69,250 seats are available in engineering, B. Pharmacy and Pharm D but only 49,129 seats were allotted and 20,130 seats remained vacant in the first phase of seat allocation.

In the engineering stream, 49 colleges got all their seats filled and these include 13 university colleges and 36 private colleges. In engineering alone, 16,432 seats, including two in university colleges, went vacant.

All seats filled

Several courses saw 100% seats filled and some of the popular among them include Agricultural Engineering (27), Artificial Intelligence (84), Aeronautical Engineering (294), Bio-Technology (21), Automobile Engineering (84), Chemical Engineering (246), Electronics and Computer Engineering (168), Electronics and Telematics (42) and Metallurgy and Material Engineering (42).

Interestingly, there was tremendous response for the relatively new courses like Artificial Intelligence, Computer Engineering, Computer Science and Business System, Computer Science and Engineering (Networks), Electronics and Computer Engineering.

Allotment order

Candidates can download the allotment order and pay tuition fee through online payment mode.

Candidates or parents are advised to make tuition fee payment from their own bank accounts. Refund, if any, will be made online into the same bank account.

Allotted students have to self-report on the website https://tseamcet.nic.in for confirming admission. Tuition fee has to be paid before July 15 and if students fail to pay the fee and self-report, their admission will stand cancelled.

Candidates have to report at the allotted college after final phase of counselling. For the details of date of final phase allotment and reporting date, check the website https://tseamcet.nic.in.

Tuition fee mentioned in Allotment Order is subject to the final fixation by the Telangana Admission and Fee Regulatory Committee (TAFRC) and the Government Orders, officials said.

If the candidate cancels the seat provisionally allotted online on or before commencement of final phase, full tuition fee paid will be refunded.

Candidates at the time of self-reporting have to give an undertaking, online, that they relinquish the admission through Degree Online Services Telangana (DOST), if they have taken admission in degree courses.

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